KSFR Local
1:26 pm
Tue August 13, 2013

August 13 AT NOON:Today's top local news headlines & features from the KSFR Newsroom. (listen)

In today's features, we hear about the bold, new "Technology Transfer" initiative at Santa Fe Community College in collaboration with the Los Alamos and Sandia National Laboratories.  We also get a status update on New Mexico's Medical Cannibis program.  And...Santa Fe Public Schools starts the new term tomorrow -- we get some parent and student safety advice from the SFPD.  Those items plus 60 Seconds with Christopher Hagen.

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KSFR Local
7:15 am
Tue August 13, 2013

August 13 First News:City Committee approves resolution to promote urban agriculture. (listen)

A move to promote urban agriculture in Santa Fe has been approved by the city's Public Works and Land Use Committee. The resolution would have the City collaborate with local non-profit organizations to create farm stands, which would sell fresh produce from community gardens and orchards. The matter is headed to full city council at the end of the month and has already received support from the Sustainable Santa Fe Commission and the Food Policy Council.

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KSFR Local
1:18 pm
Mon August 12, 2013

August 12 At Noon: The day's top local headlines & features from the KSFR Newsroom. (listen)

In today's features: HUD gives $5.4 million to New Mexico Public Housing Authorities; a Santa Fe County resident has found a way to beat the high, free-market cost of propane; Santa Fe Police are providing public access to their "Hot Sheets."  Those items plus 60 Seconds With Christopher Hagen.

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KSFR Local
7:02 am
Mon August 12, 2013

August 12 First News: New Mexico & Mexico will create a new bi-national business hub. (listen)

Governor Susana Martinez has announced the creation of a 70,000 acre, bi-national, master-planned community around the Santa Teresa-San Jeronimo border crossing. It’s the first of its kind venture to encompass two countries with infrastructure development for world-wide business relocations. Martinez noted the favorable location as the mid-way point between seaports in Long Beach, California and Houston, Texas. Chihuahua, Mexico Governor César Duarte also welcomes the project that will likely see launch of a pilot program of a Dual Customs Clearance facility between the U.S. and Mexico.

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Audio Saucepan
6:00 pm
Sun August 11, 2013

Audio Saucepan: “The Episode About Things”

Audio Saucepan: “The Episode About Things” includes the poems “Praise Nothing” by Joshua Robbins (from Praise Nothing, The University of Arkansas Press); “Heroine as She Turns to Face Me” by Mary Szybist (from Incarnadine, Graywolf Press); and “Facts About Things”   W.N. Herbert (from Omnesia, Bloodaxe Books)

KSFR Local
1:18 pm
Fri August 9, 2013

August 9 At Noon: the day's top local news headlines & features from the KSFR Newsroom. (listen)

In today's features, we speak with the union rep for Christus St.Vincent's nurses and the ongoing tussle over staffing levels at the hospital.  We also hear about the health hazards presented by molds that have begun to appear as a result of our monsoonal moisture.  And a look at the Santa Fe County Assessor's office and their door-to-door survey. And some local mariachis are headed to China. Those items plus 60 Seconds with Christopher Hagen.

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KSFR Local
7:14 am
Fri August 9, 2013

August 9 First News:SF City Councilor Wurburger joins mayoral race. (listen)

Ending weeks of speculation, Santa Fe City Councilor Rebecca Wurzburger has officially declared her candidacy for mayor in next year’s municipal election. She made her announcement before a group of friends and supporters gathered at the Santa Fe Community Convention Center Thursday.

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KSFR Local
1:17 pm
Thu August 8, 2013

August 8 At Noon:The day's top local news headlines & features.

In features, we speak with the utilities engineer moderating public meetings for the proposed $200 million Pojoaque Basin Regional Water System. And we also speak with a LANL researcher on the relatively new field of biology known as epigenetics.  Those items plus 60 Seconds with Christopher Hagen.

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